Vca 2970 st valery web
Days To Maturity : 80
Germination Days : 6-21
Planting Depth : 1/4-1/2
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 800
Spacing : Broadcast
Spacing : 3
When To Plant : Early spring
When To Plant : Mid-summer
16 PKTs Available
Saint Valery Carrot VCA-2970

PKT

800
Seeds

 A legendary carrot,

French heirloom from 1885.

Very smooth, uniform root with bright red-orange skin.

Large: 10-12" with 2-3" shoulder. Flesh is fine-grained, sweet, tender with very little core.

High in carotene. Keeps well in the ground or in the cellar. Highly productive, top quality.

BOTANICAL NAME: Daucus carota

GROWING INSTRUCTIONS:

Also known as James Scarlet. Sow seed 3" apart or broadcast carefully in deep, well prepared bed for long, well shaped roots. Avoid excess nitrogen which causes hairy, forked roots. Cover the seed lightly with soil and do not allow the soil to dry out or crust. Germination can be slow. Thin when tops are 2" high if necessary, or if roots are crowded. Quick-growing variety-can be down in early summer.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: ALL /Matures 9-11/Harvest 3-6 /Yield 100-400/ Spacing 3" or broadcast carefully

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates winter cold, easy to grow


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